Tonight there’s a rally for anyone who doesn’t agree with the closing of Vestas Blades – whether you be keen on green, or opposed to the job losses.
Starting in St. Thomas’s Square, Newport town centre at 5:30pm (just after work), everyone, young and old are being encouraged by the Vestas (soon to be ex-)employees to come along.
The Island police are keen to point out that discussion have been going very well with the organisers and everyone is expecting the event to go very smoothly.
The police say that they understand the importance of this issue to the community and will be on duty in St. Thomas’s Square to give advice, when appropriate, to ensure public safety during the demonstration and any march through Newport town centre.
Having been at each of the evening events we’ve seen nothing but good humour every night, as you can see from the video we shot last night …